RE: NANFA-L-- minnow breeding

Bruce Stallsmith (
Sat, 15 Apr 2006 20:29:44 -0400

I think that the following eight species make up the subgenus Hydrophlox.
The oddball in the group is the rough shiner, which isn't especially
colorful, unlike the others.

Notropis chrosomus (rainbow shiner)
N. nubilus (Ozark minnow)
N. chiliticus (redlip shiner)
N. leuciodus (Tennessee shiner)
N. chlorocephalus (greenhead shiner)
N. lutipinnis (yellowfin shiner)
N. rubricroceus (saffron shiner)
N. baileyi (rough shiner)

--Bruce Stallsmith
Huntsville, AL, US of A

>From: Peter Unmack <peter.lists at>
>To: nanfa-l <>
>Subject: RE: NANFA-L-- minnow breeding
>Date: Sat, 15 Apr 2006 18:23:57 -0500 (CDT)
>On Fri, 14 Apr 2006, Bruce Stallsmith wrote:
> > I think that any of the Cyprinellas are easy to spawn, as long as you
> > them well and keep them in a largeish tank. And the various Hydrophlox
> > species in Notropis seem to be easy; they're-in-least obvious as they
> > up.
>Is there a standard list of the "hydrophlox" group of Notropis species?
>I'm not familiar enough to know which species those are. If it is a long
>list, do you have the citation so that I can look them up please? If
>there are only a few perhaps you could list them?
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